India subtracted: Colombo, the Tamils and constitutional change | Daily FT

MP M.A. SumanthiranITAK Leader Mavai SenathirajahState Minister Rear-Admiral Sarath WeerasekaraAny collective, especially a minority community, is in the most serious kind of political trouble when its smartest representatives say things that are the exact opposite of smart—and that’s a polite euphemism—at exactly the wrong time.Take MP M.A. Sumanthiran, quoted by Meera Srinivasan of The Hindu as follows:‘… “While it is true that the draft 20th Amendment seeks to enhance executive powers, just as the 18th Amendment did, we should not lose sight of the need to abolish the extremely problematic …

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